What is one argument against the claim: there is no God?


By BibleAsk Team

There Is No God

Many people in the world today claim that there is no God. A statement like this is valid when, and only when, all the possibilities have been exhausted. For example: If a person claimed that there were 1,000 rivers in Europe and none of them was named “Tiny River.” How many rivers would he have to be familiar with? The answer would be: all 1,000.  Even 0,999  will not be sufficient to formulate his claim.

So, here is the question: How can one say there is no God and deny, His nature, His works, His character and His attributes, if he has not examined all the other possibilities out there, which are infinite as much as God’s universe is infinite.

And to examine the possibilities, where does man begin in this unlimited space? Can a person even get out of Earth’s gravity, solar system, time or space and visit the unknown? And where does man be found in relation to the universe? Man on his own simply evaporates like mist.

So, logically to examine all the possibilities and provide evidence that there is no God, a person has to have the characteristics of God Himself or become some kind of a god! This would be the minimum expected of him. Otherwise, he can make no argument or present any claim about God’s existence.

If we look around the world today with all of its issues, problems, sufferings, and countless limitations, a rational person will soon realize that humans are very powerless and incapable of even fixing the troubles that they have created in this insignificant planet. So how can he deal with the unknown?

Science and Man

In fact, if these problems continue (and we know that they will) without supernatural intervention, our planet will go extinct. Stephen Hawking, a well known physicist, predicted that humans would turn the planet into a giant ball of fire by 2600 due to overcrowding and energy consumption which will make Earth uninhabitable. And he added in a BBC documentary that, “With climate change, overdue asteroid strikes, epidemics and population growth, our own planet is increasingly precarious.”

Hawking’s predictions were similar to Space X and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. He said in an article in the journal New Space that there will be an “extinction event” if humans stay on Earth. Not surprisingly, many others scientists agree with this opinion.


Since, man can’t save himself from his doomed destiny that he has created foolishly, how will he figure out what is out there in space? In his ultimate state of insignificance, in comparison to the vast universe, man simply put, is finite. So, the truth should be said that no man can claim there is no God if he wants to be logical.

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